So it’s time to bust some myths!
Your Core is not the same thing as your Abdominals! Your abdominal muscles are just part of your core, they, along with your Obliques, small stabilising low back muscles and your hip muscles make up the corset that provides you with core stability.
Sit ups and plank will ...
Running injuries are common, we discussed some of the most common injuries, the two main factors that can predispose these injuries and how best to manage and prevent these conditions.
Common running injuries include
Iliotibial band syndrome
Patellofemoral pain syndrome (runners knee)
Patellar Tendinopathy ...
What’s more fun than a 10 mile run? A 10 mile cross-country run up hill and down dale, through water, mud and slurry of course. Never mind Glastonbury, welcome to the only mudfest that matters – the infamous Sodbury Slog.
A large contingent of Harriers gathered at Chipping Sodbury school on 8th November 2015, ...
As the name suggests a celebration of all things Halloween was the theme of this event for 200 runners. The race HQ had been suitably decorated with a spooky atmosphere and all entrants were in fancy dress and for once us Harriers were very tame compared to others’ amazing costumes. Photos and a video were playing of ...
Sunday 25th October saw the running of the inaugural Bristol to Bath marathon, and a hardy band of Harriers decided to join in the fun. For most of us, this was to be our first marathon, made all the more exciting by being on home turf and the promise of the famous Green Army support.
The morning of the race dawned dry ...
As I arrived at the Aztec West building, a swarm of athletes packed the area, stretching their sinewy legs and lacing up their running shorts, with a passionate grin knowing a chance of victory was up for grabs. I, however, had turned up wearing the fortifying Frampton Cotterell Harriers green t-shirt and I felt like a ...
On the 27 September many of the Frampton Harriers ran the Watermore 10K to raise money for Watermore Primary School. Unfortunately I was too late to enter the race myself so decided to offer my help as a marshal.
We all met at the school and I was told where to go, I was stationed at Harris Barton with Lorna. As we ...
Report by Cathie Walsh
An early, sunny, September evening saw nine Harriers (and some others in disguise, who won't be named and shamed here but blue really doesn't suit them!) assembled at Cribbs Sports & Social Club, Henbury in readiness for this annual charity fund raiser organised by Great Western Runners. ...
I had heard great things about this running festival. The event incorporates 64 miles, 32 mile, 20 mile and 11 mile options along the South Cornwall costal path. The start of each race is staggered so that all races finish close together.
I knew a couple of ...